Posts Tagged ‘national museum of crime and punishment’

Is This Ridiculous? Valentine’s Day Prison Tattoos

With Valentine's Day exactly a week away, it's time to make plans. Will you cook your special friend dinner at home, or try to snag a restaurant reservation? Or will you take them to the National Museum of Crime and Punishment for temporary prison tattoos?
On Feb. 14 and Feb. 15, the Chinatown museum is bringing [...]

The Needle: Valentine’s Play Edition

Passion Play: The National Museum of Crime and Punishment has drawn the ire of Hollaback DC, which says the museum's "Crimes of Passion" exhibit mocks domestic violence victims. Attendees of the exhibit are handcuffed to their partners as they tour the museum; a few special posters accompany existing exhibits showcasing dashing romantics like Bonnie and [...]